redefinED roundup: Tax credit scholarships in N.C., Democratic feuds over school choice in California and more

North Carolina: The legislative push is on to start a statewide tax credit scholarship program. (Associated Press)

Florida: A former state board of education chair defends the state’s decision to offer free tutoring services to low-income families. (Miami Herald)

California: Expanded school choice is at the heart of an increasingly tense feud within the Democratic Party between the teachers unions and supporters of education reform. (Reuters)

Washington: Charter school supporters hope the fourth time is the charm in finally bringing charters to one of the last states left without any. (Seattle Times)

Texas: A ballot initiative aims to bring vouchers to the Lone Star State. (Fox 34 News)

Michigan: The Muskegon school district requests that all of its schools be converted to charter schools so it can avoid a financial crisis. (Michiganradio.org)

Louisiana: Even with new statewide voucher program, some parents worry their children still won’t get a seat in a better school. (theadvertiser.com)

Ohio: Gov. John Kasich, lawmakers and officials in Cleveland strike a deal that will allow the city’s traditional public schools and charter schools to better coexist. (Associated Press)

National: Mitt Romney makes expanded school choice a central plank in his education platform (New York Times), then talks it up on the campaign trail. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)